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barato

  
a       adj  
1    (=económico)   cheap  
este vestido es muy barato      this dress is very cheap  
el café sale más barato a granel      coffee is cheaper if you buy it in bulk  
REFRANES lo barato sale caro :   buying cheap things is false economy, cheap things turn out expensive in the end  
2    (=de mala calidad)  
[música, imitación]  
cheap  
[novela]  
trashy
3    (=indigno)  
[demagogia, electoralismo]  
cheap  
esa actitud es patriotismo barato      that attitude is just cheap patriotism  
b       adv   cheap, cheaply  
el coche nos costó barato      the car was cheap  
en este restaurante se come muy barato      you can eat very cheaply in this restaurant  
vivo muy barato      I live very cheaply  
c       sm   (=mercadillo)   street market
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
barato adj.
cheap

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
cheaper
exp.
buying cheap things is false economy
(REFRANES)
exp.
it works out cheaper to do it this way
exp.
cheap things turn out expensive in the end
(REFRANES)
exp.
do you know a cheap hotel?
exp.
I live very cheaply
exp.
the cheapest pen
exp.
the car was cheap
exp.
this dress is very cheap
exp.
I was looking for something cheaper
exp.
that attitude is just cheap patriotism
exp.
she decided on the cheapest
exp.
this restaurant is (well-)known for its cheap food
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'barato' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
muy barato
[BIZ]
n.
crédito barato
exp.
dinero barato
exp.
lo más barato posible
exp.
un imitador barato de Elvis
exp.
es barato para lo que es
exp.
lo conseguí barato en unas rebajas
exp.
se vende barato
exp.
vivir muy barato
vt.
vender demasiado barato
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"barato": examples and translations in context
Es demasiado barato transportar animales en distancias largas. It is too cheap to transport animals over long distances.
Si conseguimos el boleto anticipadamente, estará barato. If we get the ticket early enough, it'll be cheap.
Comprendan lo que significaría un nutriente barato. Now perhaps you'll understand what an inexpensive nutrient will mean.
El vino en España es realmente barato, en comparación con otros países europeos. Wine in Spain is extremely inexpensive, compared to other European countries.
El comercio electrónico está dando a los pequeños empresarios acceso barato, rápido y eficaz a los mercados mundiales. Electronic commerce is giving small entrepreneurs access to global markets cheaply, quickly and effectively.
Cuando tienes que hacer algo muy barato es difícil conseguir esquinas perfectas y tal. When you have to do something really cheaply, it's hard to get perfect corners and stuff.
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